No, you do not.

On Friday, March 11, 2016 at 1:55:27 AM UTC-6, tombert wrote:
>
> you need to do a "git checkout ." in order to overwrite local changes 
> (note the dot after the checkout command).
>
> On Friday, 4 March 2016 22:05:19 UTC+1, Ben Page wrote:
>>
>> The repos that exhibit this behavior are Visual Studio projects and the 
>> problem files are text files.
>>
>> I don't think the problem is line endings. git diff returns nothing and 
>> the projects have * text=auto in the .gitattributes file and 
>> core.autocrlf set to true.
>>
>> I believe the problem is caused by Visual Studio. This never happens on 
>> any project that doesn't use it. But I don't know what it's doing to the 
>> files.
>>
>> What I'm most confused by is why doesn't git checkout or git reset --hard 
>> resolve 
>> the problem. Why do I have to delete the .git\index for git to properly 
>> recreate these file?
>>
>> On Wednesday, February 24, 2016 at 10:03:24 AM UTC-6, Dale R. Worley 
>> wrote:
>>>
>>> Ben Page <ben....@openreign.com> writes: 
>>> >>git status 
>>> > On branch master 
>>> > Your branch is behind 'origin/master' by 2 commits, and can be 
>>> > fast-forwarded. 
>>> >   (use "git pull" to update your local branch) 
>>> > Changes not staged for commit: 
>>> >   (use "git add <file>..." to update what will be committed) 
>>> >   (use "git checkout -- <file>..." to discard changes in working 
>>> directory) 
>>> >         modified: XXXXXXX 
>>> >         modified: YYYYYYY 
>>> > no changes added to commit (use "git add" and/or "git commit -a") 
>>>
>>> Certainly one thing you can do is "git diff XXXXXX" and see what Git 
>>> thinks the changes are. 
>>>
>>> Unfortunately, I don't know if git-diff is completely rigid about 
>>> reporting different ends-of-lines.  You can 
>>>     mv XXXXXX XXXXXX.old 
>>>     git reset --hard 
>>>     diff XXXXXX XXXXXX.old 
>>> if you know that the diff you are using reports all byte differences. 
>>>
>>> As the other responder said, the underlying cause is likely file name 
>>> casing or ends-of-lines, which are the sort of things that get 
>>> translated between files in the working directory and the repository. 
>>>
>>> Dale 
>>>
>>

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